International Relief and Development (IRD)

Kenyan Canadian Association through International Relief and Development (IRD) Program aims to provide emergency relief, economic rehabilitation, development assistance, and other services to vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan African Countries.

IRD Program objective is to implement short-term projects as well as provide long-term innovative solutions that empower program beneficiaries to achieve self-sufficiency.

The program focus areas include

  1. Emergency Response
  2. Women and Gender Equality
  3. Social Economic Empowerment
  4. Health, Nutrition & Wellness
  5. Education
  6. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  7. Security, Peace & Conflict Resolution
  8. Democracy & Governance
  9. Environment & Climate Change

International Development Opportunities:


Background Information:

The Women's Mentorship Program (WMP) is a unique professional development opportunity for women managers employed in the Savings & Credit Union sector. The Women's Mentorship Program has been delivered by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF Canada) and has a success rate in developing 240 women credit union managers from 19 countries across Africa, Asia,
and the Americas.


WMP empowers women managers of Savings & Credit Union with limited international professional development and mentorship opportunities. Branch Managers, Assistant Managers, and Managers actively working in the Savings & Credit Union sector are encouraged to apply. Applications from the following countries will be

accepted:Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Senegar, Philippines and Colombia.

For full details Download the WMP 2024 Call for Application


Contact Information

Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA
Brampton | Toronto | Ottawa | Winnipeg | Calgary | Vancouver
Telephone: +1 888-448-6225
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           | @kcacanada

National Head Office:
226 Bathurst St, Unit 250
Toronto ON M5T 2R9
Brampton Office:
18 Regan Rd, Unit 28
Brampton ON L7A 1C2

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